Webinar of the "Law & Economics" Series organised by Concurrences, in partnership with Compass Lexecon and Shearman & Sterling, with Daniela Bowry-Blum (Head of Competition, Santander), Barbara Brandtner (Head of Unit, Markets and cases III: Financial services - Antitrust: Payments systems, DG COMP), Sheldon Mills (Interim Executive Director of Strategy & Competition, UK Financial Conduct Authority), Frédéric Palomino (Senior Vice President, Compass Lexecon) and Matthew Readings (Partner, Shearman & Sterling).
Barbara Brandtner holds law degrees from the University of Vienna and the College of Europe and has an LL.M. from Michigan Law School. Following activities in the national Foreign Service and private practice, she joined the Commission’s Legal Service in 1996, and held positions in several Cabinets, including as Deputy Head of Cabinet of Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes. Following assignments as Head of Unit for State aid enforcement and Procedural Reform (2008-2013), Resources, Ethics and Security (2013-2016) and State aid Strategy, including the implementation of the post-Modernization Partnerships with the Member States, Transparency and Evaluation, she is now Head of Unit for Markets and cases III: Financial services, Antitrust: Payments systems at the Directorate General for Competition.
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